Liz Truss Quotes…
Mary Elizabeth Truss (born 26 July 1975) is a British politician who has served as the prime minister of the United Kingdom since 6 September 2022. She announced her resignation as prime minister on 20 October 2022, after 44 days in office, the shortest term of any prime minister in British history, effective on the appointment of her successor. She also resigned as leader of the Conservative Party with immediate effect. She had previously held various Cabinet offices under prime ministers David Cameron, Theresa May and Boris Johnson, most recently as foreign secretary from 2021 to 2022. Truss has been Member of Parliament (MP) for South West Norfolk since 2010.
Liz Truss Quotes
When men call women ambitious they mean pushy.
Women need to be less squeamish about making money.
I think there’s a danger in politics of being too risk-averse.
institutions, and an absence of corruption assured by transparency.
I’m very concerned that a lot of our land is being taken up with solar farms.
I want people to buy British because it’s the tastiest food and the most exciting food.
I believe one of the main roles of Government is to keep our economy free and fair.
I will cut taxes to reward hard work and boost business-led growth and investment.
The biggest opportunities from Brexit will come from more trade with the rest of the world.
I will drive reform in my mission to get the United Kingdom working, building and growing.
We spent a lot of time talking about politics at home. We went to the camp at Greenham Common.
I know that we have what it takes to tackle those challenges. Of course, it won’t be easy but we can do it.
It’s absolutely right that we scrutinise the leaders who after all are going to be in a position of great power.
And after Brexit, we will be free to determine our economic future, with control over our money, laws and borders.
Brexit has energised millions of people, young and old, to take part in our democracy and that’s a great thing.
I’m proud to say like many of my colleagues in the Conservative Party I am fully behind Theresa May’s Brexit plans.
I want Britain to lead the world in food and farming and to do that we need enough productive agricultural land.
I have to admit I don’t like pizza. I love it. And I am prepared to do literally anything to get my hands on a slice.
The British brand is so popular particularly in the US that they put the union jack flag on top of beer bottles because it sells.
I’m saying the excessive focus on what gender a person is, rather than what they do, does a disservice to women.
Maintaining confidence in international trade will be critical to the broader economic recovery in the post-Covid world.
I hate rodents. I mean, the House of Commons is completely infested. I will stand on a chair if I see one of the things.
I was interested in the ideas – freedom, free speech and having control of my own life. That’s why I became a Tory.
Let’s cut the top rates of stamp duty to enable more movement to take place and also looking at the broader tax reform, simplifying our tax system.
It is right that people and businesses retain as much of their own money as possible so that they have the freedom to innovate and invest in the future.
As prime minister, I will pursue three early priorities. Firstly, I will get Britain working again. I have a bold plan to grow the economy through tax cuts and reform.
I am confident that together we can ride out the storm. We can rebuild our economy, and we can become the modern brilliant Britain that I know we can be.
I will deal hands on with the energy crisis caused by Putin’s war. I will take action this week to deal with energy bills and to secure our future energy supply.
United with our allies, we will stand up for freedom and democracy around the world. Recognising that we can’t have security at home without having security abroad.
Economics and finance is the final frontier for women; it’s the last thing they will conquer because controlling finance is at the heart of everything in government.
When I travel around the country, I see great companies with new ideas and a can-do attitude. But too often they are in hand-to-hand and pen-to-paper combat with officialdom.
Britain is the home of economic freedom, with liberty guaranteed by the independence of our state institutions, and an absence of corruption assured by transparency.
We now face severe global headwinds caused by Russia’s appalling war in Ukraine and the aftermath of COVID. Now is the time to tackle the issues that are holding Britain back.
I try to be as clear and straight as I can in what I am putting forward. I think people are fed up with politicians where there are lots of bland lines to take.
We’ll get spades in the ground to make sure people are not facing unaffordable energy bills and we will also make sure that we are building hospitals, schools, roads and broadband.
“We’re trendsetters, first to welcome brilliant inventions into our lives, from the microwave meal to Instagram. Britain is a nation of Uber-riding, Deliveroo-eating, Airbnb-ing freedom fighters.”
“We don’t know what’s around the corner – and we must do everything to ensure we get our country’s debts down, building our resilience so we don’t repeat the mistakes of the past.”
“The free market is fundamentally humane and democratic, driven by ideas and millions of individual choices about what to do with our money which defy those who benefit from the status quo.”
I had never met anyone of my own age that was a Tory, so going to university and seeing people who were Tories and who believed in what I believed in was an eye-opener.
“I think every woman in this country will understand what it means to be mansplained to. It happens in everyday life – you know, if you go into a shop, or you’re talking about finance.”
“We will transform Britain into an aspiration nation with high-paying jobs, safe streets and where everyone everywhere has the opportunities they deserve. I will take action this day and action every day to make it happen.”
“Taking control of our laws border and money, run not by a bunch of overpaid bureaucrats in Brussels but by a bunch of overpaid bureaucrats in Britain. That ladies and gentlemen is a dream worth fighting for.”
“Opinion polls show that millennials are focused, aspirational and entrepreneurial. The young people I meet want more freedom – to start firms, keep more of what they earn, and move to areas with opportunities without paying a fortune.”
“In order to retain our position as the dynamic duo of the world, it’s vital that in the UK and US we keep opportunities open for new people and new ideas. And we can never allow our economies to get furred up.”
“Britain and the US remain the Wild West for ideas, where pioneers push each other towards ever greater heights in the white heat of free enterprise. No one knows their place, no one fears failure and no one is ashamed of success.”
“I also want to thank our outgoing leader, my friend, Boris Johnson. Boris, you got Brexit done. You crushed Jeremy Corbyn. You rolled out the vaccine and you stood up to Vladimir Putin. You are admired from Kyiv to Carlisle.”
“I didn’t become a Tory just to become part of a managerial group who wanted to run the country… I want to see popular free-market Conservatism where barriers are broken down, people have got more opportunities but keep more of their own money.”
“Every pound that comes into the Exchequer was earned by someone through hard work, and could have been used for a new car, a holiday or a treat for the children. It means I have a responsibility to make sure that all public spending is justified.”
“Tyrrells crisps are one of the top sellers in France. I don’t know if you’ve tasted crisps in other countries, but I really think British crisps are world leaders. I went to China and they told me there is only one type of potato available there.”
“I will make sure that people can get doctors’ appointments, and the NHS services they need. We will put our health service on a firm footing. By delivering on the economy, on energy and on the NHS, we will put our nation on the path to long-term success.”
“We’ve been prepared to make the arguments for lowering corporation tax, which is all about encouraging risk takers, encouraging entrepreneurs, and I observe that for the vast majority of the Labour government we had a top rate of 40 per cent income tax. It’s now higher, and I think we should look to get to a simpler, lower tax system.”